Unexpected Gardens and the Charm of a Quiet Revolution

Unexpected gardens, quiet and unassuming, are sprouting from patches and beds, abandoned lots and school yards across the country, and it seems a revolution is underway – a … [Read more...]

A Recipe: Toasted Pumpkin Seeds with Chili and Lime

Toasting pumpkin seeds, that hallmark of Halloween, are a ritual in our home just as it is in many American homes.  We head to the pumpkin patch, a pitiful display of twenty or … [Read more...]

What Veg*ns Can Learn from Traditional Foods

While the traditional foods movement seems to focus heavily on the inclusion of high-quality, pasture-raised meat and dairy products and is, indeed, a largely animal food-based … [Read more...]

Soaking Grains: Top 5 Reader Questions Answered

Soaking grains, beans, legumes, nuts and seeds is a traditional practice that can positively impact the nutritional qualities of these foods for those who consume them. Grains, … [Read more...]

How to Encourage Your Children to Enjoy Fruits & Vegetables

The question comes up more than you know -  countless emails flood my inbox from mothers wondering exactly the same thing: How do I get my kids to eat vegetables? I struggle in my … [Read more...]

Sprouted Grain: Benefits, Preparation and Recipes

Sprouted grain - rich in food enzymes and natural vitamins - grows closer and closer to the mainstream as people across all walks of life search for a better way to incorporate … [Read more...]